City Moves for 26 March – who’s switching jobs at Applause, Amino Technologies and Flexible Office Space?
Who’s on the move today?
Applause, the worldwide leader in digital quality and crowdsourced testing, has announced that Lisa Landa will join the company as chief marketing officer. Her success in building strong brands, generating demand and leading worldwide teams will be instrumental as Applause extends its market leadership across the globe. She comes to Applause after six years at Monotype. “We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to our executive team. Applause is on a high-growth trajectory, and its global presence requires a marketing leader with success executing on a global scale,” said Doron Reuveni, chief executive of Applause. “Lisa has a proven track record of building strong teams and driving collaboration across organisations.”
Lisa joins Applause with more than 25 years of experience in brand building and marketing for both private and public technology companies. At Monotype, she was senior vice-president of corporate marketing, responsible for the company’s branding and corporate marketing strategy. Lisa also held marketing leadership roles at Dynatrace, Arbor Networks and Vertical Communications and was vice-president of corporate marketing at RSA Security, leading the team that created the now-iconic RSA “red brick” logo.
Amino Technologies, the global provider of media and entertainment technology solutions to network operators, has announced a change of chairman and two additional non-executive directors. Following 12 years on the board, Keith Todd will retire as non-executive chairman and will be succeeded by Karen Bach, who has served as a non-executive director since February 2016.
Karen brings significant software management expertise and experience in building growth businesses. Steve Vaughan has been appointed a non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee. Erika Schraner has been appointed a non-executive director and joins the audit committee and nomination committee.
Flexible Office Space
Tom Gaydon has joined Flexible Office Space, the specialist consultancy which advises occupiers and property providers on sourcing co-working and serviced office space. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the serviced office sector, working for firms including The Boutique Workplace Company, and MLS Group. His role will encompass advising property owners on how to enter the serviced office market and in the acquisition of new sites. Partner Adrian Goldney said: “Tom is a welcome addition to the team. His expertise lends itself to the detailed level of consultancy that we provide as a business, and he has worked across strategic and operational aspects of the sector for several years.”